Top 5 Angel second basemen of all time.
3. Howie Kendrick:
Howie Kendrick was good during his tenure with the Angels. He never quite turned into the batting title champion he was promised to be. However hitting .292 is the best career average for an Angels second baseman. His lone all-star appearance was in 2011. Not so long ago, Kendrick roamed the grounds at second base and was one half of a fine double play duo, with teammate Erick Aybar.
Kendrick a career .989 fielder, was also know for grounding into a lot of double plays as well. Sometimes it seemed that whenever Kendrick was up with a runner on first, you could bet it was going to end in a twin killing. Unlike Kennedy who excelled in the post season, Kendrick hit only .210 in 21 games.
However, Kendrick’s numbers with the Angels were very impressive hitting .292 with 78 home runs and 501 RBI’s with 95 stolen bases. His best season was in 2011 when Kendrick was naked to the AL All-Star team hitting .285 batting average with 18 HR’s and 63 RBI’s and 14 SB’s.
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